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Preston Louis Anderson

Preston L. Anderson
Full Name: Preston Louis Anderson
Birth date: November 20, 1889
Death date: October 18, 1952

Terms of Service

  • House, 47th (5) Legislature
    1/14/1941 - 5/28/1941
    Democrat
  • House, 46th Legislature
    1/10/1939 - 1/14/1941
    Democrat
  • House, 45th (4) Legislature
    9/27/1937 - 1/10/1939
    Democrat
  • House, 43rd Legislature
    1/10/1933 - 1/8/1935
    Democrat
  • House, 42nd Legislature
    1/13/1931 - 1/10/1933
    Democrat
  • House, 41st Legislature
    1/8/1929 - 1/13/1931
    Democrat
  • House, 40th (1) (2) (3) (6) Legislature
    1/11/1927 - 1/8/1929
    Democrat
(1) District 68 comprised of DeWitt county shall elect one representative; District 78 comprised of Bexar county shall elect five representatives, p. 264, Acts of 1921, 37th Legislature, 2nd C.S., ch. 6, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) District 78 (Place No. 2). House Journal .
(3) District 78. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(4) Preston L. Anderson, sworn 9/27/1937, succeeded Oscar A. McCracken, Jr., who did not attend 1st Called Session and resigned after it. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(5) W. Albert Williamson, in special election 6/28/1941, sworn 7/1/1941, succeeded Preston L. Anderson, resigned May 28, 1941. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(6) District 68, Bexar County. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Brief biography, Houston Post-Dispatch, 1/25/1929, p. 7. Card File .
  • "Ex-Legislator Dies," 10/21/1952, death date 10/18/1952. Dallas Morning News .
  • Pedigree resource file lists Preston Louis Anderson - born 11/20/1889 in Hunt County, TX. FamilySearch .
  • Mentioned in FLAGS OF THE TEXAS REVOLUTION. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • L. Anderson. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
  • Mentioned in preview of 44th Legislature and discussion of legislative turnover, "Texas House Gets 80 New Members," 10/15/1934, p. 14. San Antonio Express .
  • Mentioned in daughter's obituary, 1/19/2005, p. 4B. San Antonio Express-News .
  • Inventory, biographical note, and descriptive summary of the Preston Louis Anderson Napoleonic Collection, University of Texas at San Antonio Library 2004.
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